PlusOrMinus

A large printed sign seen in the cooking area of a local pizza parlor:

Caution! Oven +/- 500°

Hmmm ... if it's -500°F then it's well below absolute zero, −459.67°F – which definitely makes it an artifact to be cautious about!

(cf. WarningSigns (22 Jan 2002), CrudeMetrics (9 Feb 2003), BumperStickerOptics (9 Jun 2003), NewsworthyMathematics (18 Jun 2004), ...)


TopicHumor - TopicScience - Datetag20060102



(correlates: CigarConstruction, ForTheVisuallyImpaired, EquationsAndReality, ...)